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1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Insulated garage doors. Garage as living space in canberra w

Also, mind that a fairly insulated garage will retain heat much longer out of a hot car engine, whilst this is welcome in winter, it could mean that you could…

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Insulated garage doors. Garage as living space in canberra w

Garage doors are not designed to be like windows, so the biggest challenge I guess would be covering the air gaps without hindering to its operation. There are a lot…

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Neighbour wants fence removed to build their garage wall on

You are right Chippy it may not be a given! I only wish if the council made it a precondition for zeroing in that you would allow neighbours to make…

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Neighbour wants fence removed to build their garage wall on

On the plus side, you could do fair bit of creativity with a brick wall than with a fence.
render and do some creative painting work if that is your thing
do…

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1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Building in Canberra - Costs

A lot has changed since my comment Jack, not sure those figures are relevant anymore, hopefully someone with latest info will reply with some builder contacts.

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Owner Building in Canberra

removing my comments as it adds little value; completely agree with StructuralBIMGuy !

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Build Almost completed - Lockdown - How to enter?

Have you tried applying for an occupation certificate, if all internal works are done, I don't see why not. There is currently a house in my street as well, which…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Which ducted aircon size? Daikin 16kW or 18kW?

See my quote, June 2019, Orange prices may be different or it has raised up sharply now. Note, only the highlighted is the actual supply and install figure, rest is…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Which ducted aircon size? Daikin 16kW or 18kW?

I think you will be just fine with option 1.
We have Daikin 3 phase Standard Inverter FDYQN200LBV1 / RZQ200LY1 - 20.0kw cool / 22.4.0kw heat, here Canberra; and we…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Understanding a solar quote

Hi There,
Hoping someone could comment on a solar quote I have
1. Value for money
2. Components brands (good/ok/bad)
3. Inverters - there are two totalling 10kW ; one 5kW as part of…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Budget for good custom home builders in ACT

, NJR delivered a high quality finish, very happy with our house having lived almost two years now. We had our own plans (http://solarcert.com.au/) then shopped…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Building in Canberra - Costs

I afraid $2100 is now pretty standard for a decent builder in Canberra for average quality inclusions, anything less than that you would be looking at a rookie builder.
$3000…

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3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
North facing, small narrow block or not?? Help!

I would go for the block facing S/W, because
S/W in my option is the least preferred orientation for big windows and main living zones, so it can be in the…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Budget for good custom home builders in ACT

we have finish! we love it! Premium end oak is trendy and will go nicely with some black themes. You may also want to consider Blackbutt if you like…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Sorry, I have to admit, I am a poor reader, didn't carefully read through this tread; if polished concrete it make sense, if you are going with HH then also…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

In my humble opinion, going for underfloor hydronic heating, when you already opting for reverse cycle heating and cooling would be a bit overkill, esp, if you are not going…

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3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Budget for good custom home builders in ACT

$3000/m2 is a very generous rate to afford a good builder with high end inclusions; $5000/m2 - its a crazy rate I guess normally associated with inter suburb's over-architecture fancy…

3 years3 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Need help with west facing wall.

How about https://www.smartstonesystems.com/fibro ... t-cladding ?
These are thick XPS foams with a thin layer of stone veneer at the face side. The other side can be…

4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Who dropped this?

Last few days I was watching our cabbage leaves are disappearing from the garden bed. Today, a purple colour cabbage plant has been completely trimmed to a stem. Apparently the…

Who dropped this?
4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Island bench size

We have 3m x 1.1m and we are loving it! Upto 3m easily achievable without joint as most of the slabs comes at that length, Quantum Quartz has XL range…

4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Gap between Window Frames and Brick

small gaps you can fill with polyurethane caulking, like I did just to avoid the creepy crawlies getting into the frame cavity and inside later via plaster joints. (remember though,…

4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

beautiful colour contrast!

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4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Handover advice

Just buy Ashworth's PCI guide and DYI. Just $4 it is less than a coffee!

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4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Gaps between cornice and ceiling after 3 months of build com

Its a general excuse from builders, but I thought it was only a problem for squire sets, the whole idea of cornice was to hide the gaps! hmm.. let's see…

4 years4 yearsligonglligongl posted:
CCTV on a new built house

Just buy ring stickups and doorbell.
I was in the same situation six months back, turned down builders offer for around $3k and instead installed myself 2 stickups and 1…

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